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04/20
2017
California could see a new permit for third party delivery companies in the future
Possible legislation moving forward in Sacramento that will give the CA ABC more oversight over companies that deliver alcohol products in California. +
04/20
2017
Compli is headed to Kentucky!
We're looking forward to presenting at Moonshine University next week... +
04/17
2017
TTB COLA Online Updates - Acceptable Artwork Files
COLA’s online no longer accepting TIFF files for label artwork +
04/04
2017
ABC Enforcement - Trends and Predictions
What wineries should know about beverage law, rules and investigations. +
04/03
2017
Product Registration Online (PRO) No Longer Used in Alabama
Registrations should now be submitted via email +
04/03
2017
TTB Update: COLA Processing Times
The TTB has drastically cut down the processing times for COLA's... +
04/03
2017
Missouri eFiling Requirement for Annual Direct Ship Excise Return
Missouri is going to require efiling for their Annual Direct Ship Excise Return +
04/03
2017
Virginia Litter Tax DUE MAY 1
FAQ's on VA Litter Tax - What's it all about and who needs to know? +
03/27
2017
Illinois Changes Penalties for Importation of Liquor
To ALL licensees under the Liquor Control Act, Effective with the implementation of PA 99-904, changes have been made regarding criminal charges, based on the amount of liquor, for any persons who transport and distribute liquor into Illinois... +
03/27
2017
TTB Announcement: Web Browser and Operating System Compatibility Notice
Due to security upgrades, older Web browsers and computer operating systems will not be supported for use with our website (TTB.gov) or our TTBOnline applications (Permits Online, Formulas Online, and COLAs Online) starting April 11, 2017. +
03/23
2017
Tracking numbers required on South Dakota DTC reports
Effective July 1, 2017, SD will require tracking numbers on shipment reports. +
03/10
2017
TTB Website Outage
It's back up and running. +
03/09
2017
ALERT MESSAGE: TTB Website Outage
TTB Permits Online and COLAs Online are currently unavailable. +
02/08
2017
New Mexico Direct to Consumer Renewals
Due date for New Mexico DTC renewals +
02/07
2017
Ohio Brand Registrations
Current processing times for Ohio brand registrations and helpful hints for faster processing times... +
02/03
2017
South Dakota Now Requires Tracking Numbers for DTC Reporting
Effective immediately, South Dakota requires tracking numbers on all direct to consumer shipments. +
02/03
2017
Michigan Phishing Scam
MI DOT has alert regarding a W2 Phishing Scam +
01/30
2017
Michigan Revises DTC Label & Packaging Requirements
MI removes onerous labeling and packaging requirements for winery DTC shipments +
01/30
2017
North Carolina Tax Remittance Update
NC Department of Revenue Excise Tax Unit has confirmed updates to their tax remittance process +
01/24
2017
Vermont DTC License Fee Increase
VT DTC License now $330 +
01/20
2017
TTB has posted 2017 tax due dates
2017 Semi-monthly and quarterly excise tax due dates +
01/13
2017
Colorado Wholesale License Fee Increased
Colorado has once again increased wholesale license fees +
12/30
2016
TTB Eliminates Bond Requirements for Small Entities
As of January 1, 2017, Small Wineries, Breweries/Brewpubs and Distilled Spirit Plants expecting to pay less than $50,000 in excise taxes annually will no longer be required to hold a bond.
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12/30
2016
California Statewide Sales and Use Tax Rate Decreases to 7.25%
Effective January 1st, 2017 the California statewide sales and use tax rate will decrease from 7.50% to 7.25%... +
12/27
2016
Colorado License Fee Update
Colorado's fee for new wholesales licenses has increased by $320 +
12/14
2016
WEST VIRGINIA MANDATES
Wineries who ship DTC to WV must email customers a link to a Fetal Alcohol Syndrome warning. +
11/30
2016
ARIZONA DTC LICENSE
As of November 28, 2016 Arizona’s new Direct-to-Consumer Wine Shipment License (17W) is available. +
11/09
2016
OKLAHOMA Direct Shipping Update
Voters have passed State Question #792 +
11/04
2016
FDA Renewal Reminder
Alcoholic Beverage Manufacturers are required to renew with the FDA by December 31. +
10/28
2016
COLA'S ONLINE - NEW FEATURES
Tips for using newest features in COLA'S ONLINE +
10/03
2016
New TTB rulings for formula submissions for certain wines and distilled spirits.
The TTB has issued two rulings and an industry circular reducing the need to submit formulas and samples for analysis for certain wines and distilled spirits.
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09/27
2016
New Jersey License Fee Update
New Jersey ABC has updated their direct ship permit fees +
09/22
2016
Nebraska Legislation Updates Cider Definition and Tax Rate
Effective immediately, Nebraska will now tax Cider as either a beer or wine, dependent on alcohol content. +
09/22
2016
California Sales Tax Guide for Winemaker's
The California Board of Equalization has created a new online sales tax guide +
08/31
2016
Illinois Winery Shipper License – Updated Fees
The ILCC has announced updated permit fees +
08/09
2016
ABC/TTB Processing Times
The ABC & TTB's application processing times have significantly increased recently +
07/22
2016
VT Updated Permit Application
Vermont has updated their permit application and fees... +
06/17
2016
Louisiana Excise Tax Rates Increase
Effective Second Quarter 2016 +
06/09
2016
Pennsylvania: New Direct Wine Shipper License!
As of June 8, 2016, Pennsylvania Legislature passed House Bill 1690 allowing winery producers to sell their wine directly to consumers. +

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